Geneva Motor Show

  • 2017 Aston Martin Vantage AMR Pro

    Aston Martin has a new performance sub-brand leveraging the expertise of the Aston Martin Racing motorsport department. The sub-brand will go by the name AMR and offer high-performance derivatives of each model in the Aston Martin lineup. Cars from AMR benefit from enhanced performance, sharper dynamics and a more powerful design language. The first two AMR products were unveiled on Tuesday at the 2017 Geneva auto show. They include a Rapide AMR and track-only Vantage AMR Pro representing the two extremes of what’s possible from the AMR sub-brand. The Vantage AMR Pro, to be limited to...

  • 2017 Opel Insignia Grand Sport, 2017 Geneva auto show
    2017 Opel Insignia Grand Sport revealed

    Recently, we saw Holden unveil its redesigned Commodore. At this week's 2017 Geneva auto show, we have our first look at Opel’s version of the car, the Insignia Grand Sport. Apart from their badges—and whether the steering wheel is on the left or right—the two cars are virtually...

  • Aston Martin Valkyrie, 2017 Geneva auto show
    Aston Martin hypercar named Valkyrie, presented in Geneva

    The V naming strategy at Aston Martin dates back almost 70 years to 1951, when the British brand gave a DB2 about 20 more horsepower and applied the Vantage name to the new “high performance” 125-hp car. Now, Aston Martin is applying Norse-power to the hypercar it is co-developing with...

  • 2018 McLaren 720S, 2017 Geneva auto show
    The 2018 McLaren 720S is the second-generation supercar made by science

    Math is not sexy. Math doesn't hang on many walls. Supercars have been primarily driven by emotion, seduction, or outright sex—but passion can be enough to drive anyone insane. By contrast, math drives the new McLaren 720S to 60 mph in less than 3 seconds, to 124 mph in 7.8 seconds, and well...

  • Vanda Dendrobium concept, 2017 Geneva auto show
    Vanda Dendrobium electric supercar concept debuts in Geneva

    Singapore’s Vanda Electrics has used this week’s 2017 Geneva auto show to unveil a supercar concept called the Dendrobium. The concept is powered by an electric drive system and features a roof and doors that open automatically in a synchronized manner to resemble a fully-opened...

  • Mercedes-Maybach G650 Landaulet, 2017 Geneva auto show
    Mercedes-Maybach G650 Landaulet revealed, limited to 99 units

    Mercedes-Maybach has just launched its first SUV, though the model isn’t based on the GLS as had been expected but rather the legendary G-Class. That mystery G-Class initially thought to be a pickup has turned out to be a new open-top model for the growing Maybach family. The vehicle is...

  • Peugeot Instinct concept, 2017 Geneva auto show

    Peugeot is providing a glimpse of its vision of the automotive future with the Instinct concept unveiled at the 2017 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. It was later presented at the 2017 Geneva auto show. Peugeot, part of French auto giant PSA Group, sees self-driving capability as being a core technology of future cars. The Instinct demonstrates this with its self-driving system designed to run in “Autonomous Soft” or “Autonomous Sharp” modes. These allow the driver to choose between comfortable and quick journey times to suit their schedule. Peugeot is quick...

  • 2018 Land Rover Range Rover Velar, 2017 Geneva auto show
    2018 Land Rover Range Rover Velar revealed, priced from $50,895

    Meet the newest addition to the Land Rover lineup: the 2018 Range Rover Velar. The Velar name is derived from the Latin velare, meaning to “veil” or “cover,” and was first used by Land Rover as a code name for prototypes for the original Range Rover launched almost five...

  • 2018 Volvo XC60, 2017 Geneva auto show
    2018 Volvo XC60 ups the style, tech

    Volvo on Tuesday unveiled the second generation of its XC60 SUV at the 2017 Geneva auto show. It was at the Swiss show nine years ago that we saw the original XC60. The redesigned model enhances all the things we like about the original, such as its handsome looks, high levels of comfort and...

  • Bentley EXP 12 Speed 6e concept, 2017 Geneva auto show
    Bentley EXP 12 Speed 6e teases Continental GT Convertible, EV future

    At the 2015 Geneva auto show, Bentley wowed audiences with the beautiful British Racing Green EXP 10 Speed 6 concept. Over the next two years, we spotted the concept's influence on the design of the next Continental GT, while also studying the potential of an electric Bentley model. With the new...

  • Audi RS 5, 2017 Geneva auto show
    New Audi RS 5 debuts with 450-hp twin-turbo V-6

    Audi Sport (formerly Audi Quattro) unveiled a new generation of its RS 5 on Tuesday at the 2017 Geneva auto show. As expected, the car has ditched its predecessor’s naturally-aspirated V-8 and adopted a twin-turbocharged V-6 power. The engine is the same twin-turbocharged 2.9-liter V-6 that...

  • Mercedes-AMG GT concept, 2017 Geneva auto show
    Mercedes-AMG GT sedan arrives with 805-hp hybrid powertrain

    Mercedes-AMG has signalled its intention to jump into the high-performance sedan market with the unveiling of the stunning GT sedan concept on Tuesday at the 2017 Geneva auto show. Although AMG already offers tuned versions of Mercedes-Benz sedans, the GT concept heralds a standalone four-door...

  • Porsche 911 GT3

    Porsche 911 GT3 owners had every right to be angry after the 911 R debuted at the 2016 Geneva auto show. Not only did the R get an extra 25 ponies via the GT3 RS's 4.0-liter, 500-horsepower flat-6, it had what numerous GT3 owners wanted in the first place—a 6-speed manual transmission. A year later, at the 2017 Geneva auto show, and the tables have turned, because—as was expected—the updated 2018 Porsche 911 GT3 has just about everything that made the 911 R great. Except the stripes. You can keep those, R owners. Obviously, we'll start with the big news—the return of a...

  • Volkswagen Group Sedric concept, 2017 Geneva auto show
    Sedric concept is VW Group’s first concept, first Level 5 self-driving car

    The Volkswagen Group avoided its usual pomp and flair in the lead up to this year’s Geneva auto show by focusing on a single, community-minded concept car meant to be representative of future trends affecting its entire portfolio of brands. The concept is called the Sedric, and it’s the...

  • 2017 Honda Civic Type R, 2017 Geneva auto show
    2017 Honda Civic Type R is here to roast some front tires

    It's the day many enthusiasts have been waiting for: The 2017 Honda Civic Type R has arrived in production trim, and it's coming to the United States. Debuting on Tuesday at the 2017 Geneva auto show, and heading to U.S. showrooms late this spring, the 2017 Honda Civic Type R is set to battle the...

  • 2019 Volkswagen Arteon, 2017 Geneva motor show
    Volkswagen Arteon fastback sedan revealed, on sale mid-2018

    Volkswagen design hasn't been very exciting of late, but then again, it hasn't been that exciting for quite some time. One car that has exuded style since it was released is the Volkswagen CC, and the next generation of this fastback sedan has just been revealed ahead of its formal debut tomorrow...

  • Bugatti Chiron
    Half of all Bugatti Chiron build slots already sold

    Bugatti has sold off half of all build slots for its Chiron—even before allowing any test drives. With a total run of 500 cars planned, including all special editions, it means there are now 250 build slots remaining. Anyone yet to order a Chiron will have to face a long wait as Bugatti is...

  • 2018 Volvo XC60 leaked - Image via Autoblog.nl
    2018 Volvo XC60 leaked ahead of Geneva debut

    Volvo will unveil its redesigned XC60 tomorrow at the 2017 Geneva auto show but the first photo has already surfaced. Posted on Autoblog.nl, the leaked shot reveals that the second-generation model closely resembles the larger XC90 with which it shares a platform, in this case Volvo’s modular...

  • Ruf CTR 3 supercar

    Famous Porsche tuner Ruf has dabbled in standalone sports cars in the past, though these have all been based on models from Porsche’s regular fleet—the most recent being 2011’s CTR 3. At the 2017 Geneva auto show starting tomorrow, Ruf will present a new standalone sports car, one the company designed, engineered and manufactured entirely in-house. Ruf says it’s the first time it’s attempted such an ambitious undertaking. No details have been released but we know the model helps celebrate the 30th anniversary of Ruf’s first standalone sports car, the CTR...

  • Teaser for Chevrolet Camaro Track concept debuting at 2017 Geneva auto show
    Chevy Camaro Track concept teased ahead Geneva debut

    Ford’s Mustang has proven that Europe has an insatiable hunger for American muscle. But for whatever reason Chevrolet is yet to make any serious attempt on meeting that demand with its Camaro. The car, along with its Corvette big brother, is available via a handful of dealers spread across...

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    2017 Geneva auto show preview

    The 87th running of the Geneva auto show gets underway on Tuesday, March 7 and organizers have confirmed a total 148 world or European premieres. More than 180 exhibitors will be presenting at the show, including all your favorite performance and luxury marques as well as some new ones...

  • Teaser for Mercedes-AMG GT concept debuting at 2017 Geneva auto show
    Mercedes-AMG GT sedan concept teased ahead of Geneva show

    Mercedes-AMG is slowly transitioning from a tuner of Mercedes-Benz products to a standalone automaker on the same level of names like Aston Martin and Lamborghini. Its sole standalone model at present is the GT sports car but in the coming years we could see up to two more added to the lineup. One...

  • 2017 Honda Civic Type R leaked - Image via Autocar
    2017 Honda Civic Type R leaks ahead of Geneva debut

    Honda is set to unveil its new Civic Type R at next week’s 2017 Geneva auto show but photos have already leaked. These two photos posted to Autocar reveal the new Civic Type R in great detail and confirm the car will closely match the “prototype” version Honda has been trotting...

  • 2017 Bentley Continental Supersports and Supersports Convertible
    Bentley bringing its high-performance heat to Geneva

    The Geneva Motor Show is nearly here, which means you're about to be flooded with a sea of supremely powerful and luxurious machines. That's a good thing, of course, because it means we get to ogle British-born rocketships from the likes of Bentley. A case in point is the new Continental...

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